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The juice obtained by pressing the leaves of Bryophyllum calycinum ( Crassulaceae) exhibited histamine-blocking activity. 2. The juice contains flavonoid. Bryophyllum calycinum belongs to the family crassulaceae was widely used in traditional medicine especially in the tropical areas. The plant contained alkaloids. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears above. PreviousNext. Back to top. Table of Contents · Download PDF · Article Alerts.

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Hawaii’s Most Invasive Horticultural Plants. This file is lacking author information. Bufadienolides and phenanthrene are toxic compounds. Perrier Boiteau Kalanchoe floripendula Steud. In Maharashtra state of india it is called “Panfuti” Whoes leaves grow out from leaf. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability – coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

Bryophyllums are a section of the genus Kalanchoe, a taxon of around species of succulents native to warm and tropical climates, with bell, urn or tubular flowers.

It is in general, by escaping from the gardens that it becomes naturalized. Retrieved from ” https: Royal Society of Chemistry.

Bryophyllum pinnatum has been recorded in Trinidad and Tobago as being used as a traditional treatment for hypertension. Hequet Mr Le Corre, F. New York, The Macmillan Co. Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf imparipinnate with five leaflets Scientific classification Kingdom: Sell images Our Blog. They are thick, fleshy, elliptical in shape, curved, with a crenate or serrated margin, often reddish.

Bruophyllum is a fairly common trait in the subgenus Bryophyllum. Perrier Boiteau Kalanchoe calcicola H. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It prefers a well draining ground, which prevents its roots from rotting.


The “leaves” of this species are bryolhyllum leaf-stem combinations called phylloclades. Enter your log in email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password. Two calves fed for 48 hours with K.

It is yellowish in color with red-purple streaks. Or Coloured Figures of Plants, Tafel The tubular corollawith a pronounced constriction separating the subspherical part of the ovoid part, is terminated by four lobes which reaches 5 cm in length.

If is associated with an Alamy account you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. Bryophyllum pinnatumalso known as the air plantcathedral bellslife plantmiracle leafand Goethe plant is a succulent plant native to Madagascarwhich is a popular houseplant and has become naturalized in tropical and subtropical areas.

Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.

The plant Kalanchoe pinnata was harvested by Pierre Sonnerat in Isle de France Mauritius and communicated to Lamarck who described it in as the Cotyledon pinnata. In the tropics, Kalanchoe pinnata is grown outdoors in gardens. Please enter your password Forgotten your password? Views Read Edit View history. For the people of the Amazon, kalanchoe has multiple uses: Like most succulents, this one does not support frost.

It is a succulent, perennial plantabout 1m tall, with a fleshy cylindrical stem and a reddish color for the youngest and it flowers most of the year.

The leaves are remarkable for their ability to produce bulblets. At their margin, between the teeth, adventitious buds appear, which in development produce roots, stems and leaves. Bryophyllum pinnatum has become naturalized in tropical and subtropical areas, inhabiting warm and temperate climates from sea level to 2, meters, occupying sites on rock in tropical evergreen and deciduous forestsas well as montane forests.


In temperate regions, Kalanchoe pinnata is grown as an indoor ornamental plant. Page 1 of 1. In common with other Crassulaceae such as the genera TylecodonCotyledon and AdromischusBryophyllum pinnatum has been found to contain bufadienolide cardiac glycosides [12] These can cause cardiac poisoningparticularly in grazing animals. Phytochemical studies of Kalanchoe pinnata have identified the presence of triterpenessteroidphenanthreneflavonoidflavoneschalconestaraxasterolauronesphenolic acidcaffeic acidsyringic acidmalicoxalicferulic acid and organic acid.

We’ve sent an email to Please follow the instructions to reset your password. The writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethewho was an amateur naturalist of some repute, was “passionately fond” of this plant and liked to give the baby plantlets as gifts to friends who visited his home.

Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The eight 8 stamens 4 cm long are in two whorls, welded on the corolla. Continue Cancel Send bryyophyllum OK. Bryophyllum poisoning of cattle”. The terminal inflorescence is a paniclewith many pendent, red-orange flowers. The fruits are follicles mm which are found in the persistent calyx and corolla.

Liberty Hyde Against headaches, Palikur rubs their forehead with a mixture of kalanchoe leaf juice with coconut oil.

In the Philippines it is known as katakataka or kataka-taka which is an adjective meaning astonishing or remarkable. Fischer, Jenap. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae.


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